Italian cuisine is all about the freshest, most flavorful ingredients prepared simply yet exquisitely. The food of Italy places a big emphasis on regional specialties and artisanally produced products. Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, Tuscan olive oil and wines up and down the peninsular boot are famous the world over. Pasta is a staple and is made in innumerable shapes and sizes.
Typical Italian Dishes
Try these recipes from Italy.
(Italian asparagus gratin)
(Italian Easter spinach, ricotta and egg torte)
(Italian tomato-meat sauce)
(Italian sautéed zucchini and sage)
(Italian bread and tomato salad)
(Italian stewed rice and peas)
(Italian green tomato pickle)
(Italian Christmas honey fruitcake)
(Italian tomato-bread soup)
(Italian gratineed potatoes and mushrooms)
(Italian sautéed spinach with garlic and pinenuts)
(Italian olive oil dough for savory tortes)
(Italian sweet and sour eggplant dish)